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COLUMBUS DAY

on the second Monday in October

History - Cliparts / Pictures -
Listening -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print - Lesson plans -
Poems - Interactive games - Games to print -
Cartoons - Songs - Videos

(Updated on 17/09/2013)

 


History :

 

  • WANDERLUST - interactive
    "GOOD maps out history's greatest journeys, from Magellan to Kerouac."
    - with illustrations and explanations
    (awesome.good.is)

 

 

 

 

  • Christopher Columbus (1451 – May 20, 1506) - (Wikipedia)
    # 1 Life * 1.1 Nationality * 1.2 Early life * 1.3 Physical appearance * 1.4 Language
    # 2 Background to voyages * 2.1 Navigation plans * 2.2 Funding campaign
    # 3 Voyages
    # 4 Governorship and arrest
    # 5 Later life
    # 6 Legacy
    * 6.1 Columbus ascendant * 6.2 Modern day...
  • Columbus Day (Wikipedia)
    # 1 United States observance
    # 2 Día de la Raza
    # 3 Opposition to Columbus Day
    # 4 See also...


Cliparts / Pictures :


Columbus taking possession of the New World
"In the painting, Columbus kneels on a rocky coast,
with a flag in his left hand and a sword in his right.
He is surrounded by European men, some of them bearing flags.
In the background, three ships are in the water."

(learnnc.org)

 


Listening :

 

INTERACTIVE activities :

 

Activities TO PRINT :

  • Columbus Day - word searches, mazes, explorer quizzes, patriotic printables, and more (teachervision.fen.com)



Lesson plans :

  • Columbus Day Lesson
    "Columbus Day is on October 12, but it is sometimes celebrated on the second Monday in October.
    It is not a national holiday, so schools, banks, post offices, and government offices are open.
    Columbus Day celebrates the 1492 landing of Christopher Columbus on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas...
    This short lesson reviews basic facts about Columbus for K-12 and ESL students. (3 pages)"

    + Worksheets (interactive / to print)
    (elcivics.com)

 

 

Poems :

 


Interactive games :

 

 

 

Games to print :

  • Columbus Day - word searches, mazes, explorer quizzes, patriotic printables, and more (teachervision.fen.com)

 

Cartoons :

 

Songs :

 

Videos :

 

 



Christopher Columbus Memorial
in Washington, DC